|19th Sun OT 11 Aug 2013 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
Faith is the realization of what is hoped for and evidence of things not seen. Do not be afraid any longer, little flock, for your Father is pleased to give you the kingdom.
Keywords: Luke 12:32-48; Hebrews 11:1-2 8-12; catholic; homily
|Queen BVM 22 Aug 2013 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
Mary is our Queen Mother because Jesus her son is our Lord and King. Lets is join her in praying for peace in the world.
Keywords: Matthew 22:1-14; Wedding; Garment; catholic; homily
|Tuesday of the 30th Week in Ordinary Time, 30 Oct 2012 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
Married Couples, filled with the Love of God shared and welcoming life, are the leaven of God enlivening the whole of God's Kingdom.
Keywords: Luke 13:18-21; Ephesians 5:21-33; Married; Couples; Leaven
|Our Lady of Lourdes, 11 Feb 2013 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
As many as touched the tassel of Jesus' cloak (slipped into the waters of Lourdes) were healed.
Keywords: Mark 6:53-56; Evangelization; Healing; catholic; homily
|St Isidore 15 May 2013 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
St Isidore, Farmer (1070-1130) famous for his generosity toward those even poorer than himself. Jesus teaches us to strive to be Third, keeping God First, Neighbor and Creation Second.
Keywords: John 17:11b-19; Third; Place; catholic; homily
|Friday 1st Week Advent, 7 Dec 2012 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
St Ambrose, Bishop and Doctor of the Church. Jesus heals the two blind men with these words, "Let it be done for you according to your faith." Lord increase our faith!
Keywords: Matthew 9:27-31; St; Ambrose; Jesus; Heals; Catholic; Homily
|St Anthony 17 Jan 2014 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
Anthony heard, "Go sell what you have and follow after me," and became a Saint. The Son of Man has authority to forgive sins on earth.
Keywords: Mark 2:1-12; Catholic; Homily
|Monday of the 2nd Week of Advent, 10 Dec 2012 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
Seeing the faith of his friends, Jesus forgives and heals the man lowered down through the roof. Let us be the kind of person who will stop at nothing to bring other to Jesus for healing.
Keywords: Luke 5:17-26; Faith; Friends; Catholic; Homily; Connection
|Tue 3rd Wk Lent 5 Mar 2013 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
Unless each of you forgive your brother and sister, the father will not forgive you.
Keywords: Matthew 18:21-35; Forgiveness; catholic; homliy
|1st Sun Advent 1 Dec 2013 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
Happy Catholic New Year! Now resolve to work at growing spiritually this Advent and do something to improve your community. Ready the way of the Lord.
Keywords: Matthew 24:37-44; Isaiah 2; catholic; homily
|Easter 31mar 2013 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
May God, who restores you to eternal life in the Resurrection of his Only Begotten Son, endow you with the prize of immortality. Jesus Christ is Risen! He is Risen Indeed, Alleluia!
Keywords: John 20:1-9; Easter; Divine; Mercy; catholic; homily
|Thursday of the 29th Week in Ordinary Time, 25 Oct 2012 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
Rooted and grounded in Love, you may be filled with the fullness of God.
Keywords: Luke 12:49-53; Ephesians 3:14-21; Prayer; Jesus
|St Elizabeth of Hungary, 17 Nov 2012 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
"we must give to God what we have, gladly and with joy." -St Elizabeth of Hungary
Keywords: Luke 18:1-8; St; Elizabeth; Hungary; Catholic; Homily
|St Martin 11 Nov 2013 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
St Martin patterned his life after Jesus the Good Shepherd. Let us do the same, especially in forgiving and showing mercy.
Keywords: Luke 17:1-6; Veterans Day; Forgiveness; catholic; homily
|St Luke, 18 Oct 2012 - Fr Thomas Weise www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
Jesus sends out the 72 disciples to every town and place he intended to go. We are those sent to prepare people hearts for Jesus to come into their lives.
Keywords: Luke 10:1-9; 72; Sent; Prepare; St; Luke; Evangelist
|St Josaphat, 12 Nov 2012 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
St Josaphat, Bishop & Martyr (1580-1623) worked to bring the Orthodox Church and the Catholic Church together. Paul lists the character traits of a Bishop.
Keywords: Luke 17:1-6; Titus 1:1-9; St; Josaphat; Union; Bishop
|Tue 27th Wk OT 8 Oct 2013 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
We must first sit at the feet of Jesus like Mary, becoming a Disciple, before we serve the need of others like Martha. The people of Nineveh are saved because God desired their conversion and sent Jonah to tell them.
Keywords: Luke 10:38-42; martha; mary; catholic; homily
|5th Sun Lent A 17 Mar 2013 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
Jesus raises Lazarus from his tomb. He calls us out of tombs to new life as well. Roll away the stone.
Keywords: John 11:1-45; RCIA; Lazarus; tomb; catholic; homily
|St Monica 27 Aug 2013 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
St Monica is honored for praying without ceasing for the conversion of her son, who became St Augustine.
Keywords: Matthew 23:23-26; conversion; prayer; catholic; homily
|St Josaphat 12 Nov 2013 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
When have heroically done all that God commands we answer, "We are unprofitable servants; we have done what we were obliged to do."
Keywords: Luke 17:7-10; Just; Souls; catholic; homily
|Wed 3rd Wk Advent 18 Dec 2013 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
Joseph is asked in a dream to be the foster father of Jesus. Praying today for all fathers and foster fathers for the grace to be great dads.
Keywords: Matthew 1:18-25; fatherhood; Holy Spirit; catholic; homily
|Our Lady of Sorrows, 15 Sep 2012 - Fr Thomas Weise www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
Today we pray with Our Lady of Sorrows, reflecting on the Seven Sorrows of Mary: Prophesy of Simeon, Flight to Egypt, Jesus lost in Temple, Way of the Cross, Crucifixion, Pieta, Laid in a Tomb.
Keywords: John 19:25-27; Seven; Sorrows; Mary
|Divine Mercy 27 Apr 2014 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
The Shalom of God is to be in right relationship with: God, Neighbor, Self, and all Creation. Jesus I trust in your Mercy.
Keywords: John 20:19-31; Jesus; Mercy; Doubt; Thomas; Catholic; Homily
|St Damien 10 May 2014 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
Master, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life. We have come to believe and are convinced that you are the Holy One of God.
Keywords: John 6:60-69; St Damien; Catholic; Homily
|Sat After AW 8 Mar 2014 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
God does not take pleasure in the death of the wicked, but rather in his conversion, that he may live.
Keywords: Luke 5:27-32; St John of God; Catholic; Homily
|Our Lady Guadalupe 12 Dec 2013 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
"Do not let your heart be disturbed. Am I not here, I who am your Mother? Are you not under my shadow and my protection? Am I not your Source of your joy? Are you not in the hollow of my mantle, in the crossing of my arms? Do you need anything more? Let nothing else worry or disturb you." ~Our Blessed Mother at Guadalupe
Keywords: Luke 1:26-47; Yes; Love; catholic; homily
|1st Sunday of Advent, 2 Dec 2012 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
Jesus said, "There will be signs in the sun, the moon, and the stars, and on earth nations will be in dismay, perplexed by the roaring of the sea and the waves. People will die of fright in anticipation of what is coming upon the world, for the powers of the heavens will be shaken." Jesus is coming are you ready?
Keywords: Luke 21:25-28 34-36; Advent; Jesus; Second; Coming
|St Elizabeth Seton 4 Jan 2014 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
We pray with St Elizabeth Ann Seton, wife, mother of five, widow and founder of the Sisters of Charity, that we will have a desire to do the Will of God.
Keywords: John 1:35-42; catholic; homily
|Easter Vigil 30 Mar 2013 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
Are you unaware that we who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? ... Just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might live in newness of Life.
Keywords: Romans 6:3-11; Luke 24:1-12; Easter; Vigil; catholic; homily
|Wed 3rd Wk Easter 7 May 2014 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
This is the will of my Father, that everyone who sees the Son and believes in him may have eternal life, and I shall raise him on the last day.
Keywords: John 6:35-40; Bread of Life; Catholic; Homily
|St Rita 22 May 2013 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
Jesus replied, "There is no one who performs a mighty deed in my name who can at the same time speak ill of me. For whoever is not against us is for us."
Keywords: Mark 9:38-40; St Rita; catholic; homily
|Thursday of the 3rd Week of Advent, 20 Dec 2012 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
O Key of David, open the gates of God's eternal Kingdom; come and free the prisoners of darkness!
Keywords: Luke 1:26-38; Gabriel; Mary; Let; It; Be; Done
|Tues 7 Jan 2014 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
Love wills the good of the other. God is perfect Love. Therefor God wills your good.
Keywords: Mark 6:34-44; Jesus; Feeding 5000; catholic; homily
|Fri 29th Wk OT 25 Oct 2013 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
The willing is ready at hand, but doing the good is not. For I do not do the good I want, but I do the evil I do not want.
Keywords: Luke 12:54-59; Romans 7:18-25a; catholic; homliy
|Friday of the 3rd Week of Advent, 21 Dec 2012 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
O Emmanuel, our King and Giver of Law: come to save us, Lord our God!
Keywords: Luke 1:39-45; Visitation; Mary; Elizabeth; Catholic; Homily
|Mon 29th Wk OT 21 Oct 2013 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
"Take care to guard against all greed, for though one may be rich, one's life does not consist of possessions." Instead become rich in what matters to God.
Keywords: Luke 12:13-21; Treasure; Heaven; Jesus; catholic; homily
|23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, 9 Sep 2012 - Fr Thomas Weise www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
Jesus heals the man born deft and mute. How often do we fail to hear Jesus say "I Love You!" because of our busyness, etc... Jesus heal us too!
Keywords: Mark 7:31-37; Jesus; Heals; Deft; Mute; Love; You; I
|1st Sun Lent Crucifix Scapular 17 Feb 2013 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert and was tempted, but did not sin. Sacramentals: Sign of the Cross, Crucifix, and Scapular.
Keywords: Luke 4:1-13; Crucifix; Scapular; Temptation; Divine; Protection; catholic; homily
|St Scolastica 10 Feb 2014 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
Who ever touched the tassel of Jesus' cloak were healed. Come to Mass and touch Jesus in the Eucharist and be healed.
Keywords: Mark 6:53-56; Catholic; Homily
|Thu 11th Wk OT 20 Jun 2013 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
Jesus teaches us to pray Our Father. Which is about putting one's trust in God, who alone understands what we need.
Keywords: Matthew 6:7-15; Lord's; Prayer; #catholic; #homily
|Fri 5th Wk Lent 22 Mar 2013 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
Jesus answered them, " I have shown you many good works from my Father. For which of these are you trying to stone me?"
Keywords: John 10:31-42; Monotheism; One; God; catholic; homily
|24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, 16 Sept 2012 - Fr Thomas Weise www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
Jesus tells Peter to "get behind me." This is good advice for all of us who could be waking up saying, "Lord Jesus what can I do for you today?"
Keywords: Mark 8:27-35; Follow; Jesus; Help; Others; Faith; Works
|Tue 1st Wk OT 14 Jan 2104 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
Jesus drives out daemons and teaches with authority. Jesus shares these abilities with us through our baptism. Go and do good.
Keywords: Mark 1:21-28; Catholic; Homily
|Fri 3rd Wk Easter 9 May 2014 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
We can learn much from Saul's conversion and Jesus who uses stronger and stronger verbs for eating his Flesh.
Keywords: John 6:52-59; Bread of Life; Catholic; Homily
|St Pius X 21 Aug 2013 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
In the parable of the generous vineyard owner Jesus teaches that: Envy is the no win sin.
Keywords: Matthew 20:1-16; Evny; Generosity; catholic; homily
|All Saints Day, 1 Nov 2012 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
Today we celebrate with all the Saints in order to be inspired by their example, and to dedicate our life to growing in Holiness.
Keywords: Matthew 5:1-12a; All; Saints; Day; Inspiration; Love; Jesus
|St Francisde Sales 24 Jan 2014 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
O Lord, kindle in our hearts that divine fire of the Holy Spirit with which you so wonderfully inflamed the most gentle soul of St Francis de Sales.
Keywords: Mark 3:13-19; Devout; Life; catholic; homily
|Baptism of the Lord, 13 Jan 2013 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
After the Lord was baptized, the heavens were opened, and the Spirit descended upon him like a dove, and the voice of the Father thundered: This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.
Keywords: Luke 3:15-16 21-22; Baptism; Jesus; John; Baptist; catholic; homily
|Fri 2nd Wk Lent 1 Mar 2013 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
Joseph went ahead to Egypt in order to save the people.
Keywords: Matthew 21:33-43 45-46
|DayofPrayerforLeagalProtectionofUnborn22Jan2013 - Fr Thomas Weise, www.sempergumbyinalaska.blogspot.com|
Love for all, if it is sincere, naturally tends to become a preferential attention to the weakest and poorest. In this vein we find the Church's concern for the unborn, the most fragile, the most threatened by selfishness of adults and the darkening of consciences. -Benedict XVI
Keywords: Unborn; Beatitudes; Pray; Legal; protection; catholic; homliy